Is Timing Everything? Disability Onset of Youth and Their Outcomes as Young Adults
AbstractThis study uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth to examine how employment and degree completion outcomes for young adults vary by the timing of disability onset during childhood and adolescence. The authors find people with disabilities whose conditions persist into adulthood have poorer employment and education outcomes than those without disabilities. In addition, employment and education outcomes are poorest for young adults with psychiatric and intellectual impairments.
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